Thursday, May 19, 2011

jordan tiberio - H&M shirt design

hi friends.

if you have a second (or 5 to be exact), head on over to H&M's website and vote 5 stars on my student jordan tiberio's tshirt design.

they are having a competition to design a shirt, and there is also a $2000 cash award that goes along with it.

super easy!

Friday, May 13, 2011

'it gets better' project

see, there is some worth in watching commercials!

i typically thank god for dvr, because it keeps me from feeling like i am being force fed whatever garbage america is selling. BUT, while in the hospital last night holding my sleeping 2-day old baby, a commercial came on during the office for the 'it gets better' project. this is a user-generated, cyber-community started to give voice and hope to people (aimed at youth, but i would guess that they're not the only ones who struggle) who are gay but afraid to 'come out'.
i was struck by the awesomeness of this campaign, and felt immediately like it needed to be shared.

so... if you are struggling... feeling alone... just type your way over to (or click the previous link) and become immersed in others (people you recognize and people you dont) who want to help hold you up and honor who you are.

artpeace shakedown scholarship winners!

thomas ap art students rachel king and lyuda didovets were each awarded $1000 scholarships through artpeace shakedown, an annual county-wide high school arts exhibition.

rachel and lyuda were selected from over 65 other applicants, based on their submission of an art piece and an essay on the importance of the arts.
these two young ladies will be awarded the scholarships at the shakedown opening tonight (friday, may 13th) at 6:30pm at village gate.

YOU SHOULD GO! its a wonderful event full of delicious food and naturally great artwork from students from around the area.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 :: online adobe creative suite! for free!!!

thanks to tech guru max kelley, i found out about a great alternative to the adobe creative suite for those of you who don't have the money or don't want to do any illegal downloading.
the program is called aviary ( and has many very similar attributes to the adobe creative suite. the photoshop program ("image editor") looks and runs basically the same.
the best part is, its web-based, so you do not need to download anything to your computer!